Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 643 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 81%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 89%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24%.

Top Placements

Jefferson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 643 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students643 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Jefferson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 637 schools in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
81%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Idaho by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
89%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Idaho by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:119:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Jefferson Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
89%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.200.39
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County Joint School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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